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Virtual Grower Day | Cannabis
August 19, 2020 at 1:00pm ET

The 2020 Grower Day for cannabis producers is going virtual! Grow Opportunity will bring together a line-up of industry experts delivering educational content designed for cannabis growers.

Focus on cannabis
The 2020 Virtual Grower Day will deliver expert insights, highlight best practices and opportunities to engage with cannabis leaders through an innovative online platform. Featuring live keynote presentations from some of the industry’s leading personalities, engaging expert panel discussions, and recorded education sessions, this virtual event is one you won’t want to miss.

High-quality content
Designed with the cannabis producer in mind, this Virtual Grower Day will cover an array of topics covering the cannabis industry value chain – from cultivation and production to business management and regulations. Whether you are a grower or a cannabis business leader, Grower Day provides an opportunity to learn from and engage with some of the best and the brightest minds in the cannabis industry.

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1:00pm - 1:10pm
Welcoming Remarks

Speaker: Mari-Len De Guzman, Editor, Grow Opportunity

1:10pm -1:50pm
Opening Keynote: Building a stronger, resilient cannabis industry

Speaker: George Smitherman, president and CEO, Cannabis Council of Canada.

2:00pm - 2:40pm
The Grow Room: A discussion about growers, by growers

Gregg Wigeland, master cultivator, Sundial Cannabis
David Kjolberg, head of cultivation, Pure Life Cannabis Corp.
Max White, co-owner and operations manager, Aroma Cannabis
Laine Keyes, director of cultivation and co-founder, Habitat Life

2:40pm - 3:20pm
Growing talent: Training the next generation of professional growers

Deepak Anand, director and CEO of Materia
Alison McMahon, founder and CEO of Cannabis At Work
Rathi Param, president and dean of NACPT Pharma College

3:20pm - 3:30pm

3:30pm - 4:10pm
Q&A: Bobby Bains, Head Grower, Delta 9 Cannabis

In this one-on-one interview with the head grower at Manitoba-based Delta 9 Cannabis, Bobby Baines will offer some insights on developing and leading a cultivation team at a large-scale, commercial cannabis production facility. He may be one of the youngest master growers in the industry today, but he is no stranger to cannabis cultivation. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions live.

4:10pm - 4:50pm
The innovation panel

The cannabis cultivation and production processes are evolving to make way for more efficiencies and consistency in product development. In this panel, industry experts will share current and emerging trends and innovation that are making an impact in the cannabis industry – from cultivation and post-harvest processing to product development, packaging and distribution.


Pest management in cannabis

Speaker: Stacey Hickman

Breeding and Genetics

Speaker: Jayson Goodale, Sr. Lead Manager – Risk Advisory, CCI Deloitte

Thinking outside the cube

Speaker: James Eaves

Crop timeline efficiencies

Speaker: Max White

Nutrient Deficiencies in Cannabis: Visual Identification

Speakers: Bill MacDonald and Monica Maille

Product Demos

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Frequently Asked Questions About Virtual Grower Day | Cannabis

When & Where?

Virtual Grower Day | Cannabis will take place virtually via GoToWebinar on August 19, 2020 at 1:00pm ET.

There will be a 15 minute break between live sessions.

Why Virtual?

The safety and wellbeing of our employees, customers, and community is our number one priority. By making this event an online experience, it eliminates the need for attendees and sponsors to travel in-person, while enabling them to still benefit from the event content.

What’s Included?

Your registration provides you with access to watch the virtual keynote, all live sessions, and on-demand recorded content and product demonstrations.

How do I access?

We will email you an access link to the virtual event the morning of August 19, 2020.

If you don’t see an access link in your email inbox, please check your junk folder. If you are still unable to locate the email, contact Tara Jacobs.